Fairfax County, VA Economy


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\nFairfax, VA County is a great place to live for those looking for an urban lifestyle close to Washington D.C. With two bedroom rent at $1,840 a month and grocery cost index of 114 compared to 100 nationally, Fairfax offers a high quality of life at an affordable price. Some major companies with locations in Fairfax include Paycom, Apple Inc., and Amazon Web Services. Fairfax also has many dining options including restaurants such as Founding Farmers, Eddie V's Prime Seafood, and 2941 Restaurant. Overall Fairfax is a great place to live offering plenty of entertainment and dining options along with an affordable cost of living.

Fairfax County has an unemployment rate of 4.6%. The US average is 6.0%.

Fairfax County has seen the job market decrease by -5.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.7%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Fairfax County
- The Sales Tax Rate for Fairfax County is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Fairfax County is 5.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Fairfax County
- The average income of a Fairfax County resident is $61,957 a year. The US average is $37,638 a year.
- The Median household income of a Fairfax County resident is $133,974 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

Income by Population Percent

  EconomyFairfax, VirginiaUnited States
  4.66
  -5.3%-6.2%
  36.7%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  5.8%4.6%
  $61,957$37,638
  $133,974$69,021
  $157,563$85,028
  Population by Occupation
  0.1%1.2%
  0.0%0.5%
  5.1%6.8%
  2.8%10.0%
  1.0%2.5%
  7.2%11.0%
  3.0%4.8%
  0.3%0.8%
  2.6%1.9%
  4.8%4.7%
  2.4%1.9%
  22.6%7.6%
  0.2%0.1%
  3.9%4.2%
  8.7%9.3%
  9.3%14.0%
  2.0%2.1%
  5.9%7.0%
  6.2%4.8%
  12.0%4.7%
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